West Point, VA


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West Point is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 3,333 people and two constituent neighborhoods, West Point is the 168th largest community in Virginia.

West Point is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, West Point is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Point who work in office and administrative support (17.33%), management occupations (13.00%), and sales jobs (8.01%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.01% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

As is often the case in a small town, West Point doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The overall education level of West Point is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.54% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in West Point in 2010 was $26,246, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,984 for a family of four. However, West Point contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

West Point is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call West Point home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Point residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in West Point include Irish, German, Polish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in West Point is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.

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